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Literature
Deception
I'm tired of living the lie
around you
Smiling
while you cut the ones I love open
Friendship
is just an echo
Cracked
My mind aches
My bones are shaking
At this point I WANT to break
to end this game
end the madness
My mask hurts
it's filled with needles on the inside
I don't know what's worse
Your lie or mine
I'm not fine
My nightmares have me questioning
Everything I am
Everything I do
My inner self
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Literature
But what about my mask?
Trembling in my heart,
I waver.
Am I enough?
"You're more than enough."
Am I worthy?
"You're more than worthy."
I'm scared.
"I know you'll be okay."
I pull close into his warm embrace.
I'm afraid, so afraid that I put up walls, can you see me?
He says with his eyes, 'I can see you'.
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Literature
Lips of awe
Your hand glides to my face,
I feel a sweet surrender,
my hips tingle with laughter
as you press your lips into mine.
Your face beams as you gently say, "I love you",
the air I breathe is so warm
as you pull me in to kiss me again.
I felt your lips whisper "Forever" with its intentions.
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Literature
I miss my finger bones
Water stained eyelids,
twisted wrists, aching.
Tiny finger bones,
broken.
Tiny cornea scratches,
feet rooted to the earth.
Whispers wasted,
tastes like salt.
Weary rage filled expressions,
gazing into dusk.
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Literature
Nightsong
The mare meets me at night,
dancing on its pitch black hooves
asking me if I understand.
I wake to catch my breath
as it attempts to consume my lungs
with its gluttonous teeth.
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Literature
Nobody knew
Eyes shatter in the rising sun.
Dreams scatter, ceasing to matter.
The whispering blood in my heart
dies out.
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Literature
Violent Poetry
You cannot steal my breath
and suck me dry.
You cannot shatter my corneas
like fragile glass.
I'm a fucking soldier.
You cannot rip my lungs out
and stuff them inside my heart.
I've wrecked myself enough times
to know this pain.
You know nothing.
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Literature
Burning
My heart has split apart,
It started to burn.
This painful rage is real.
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Literature
Wicked lovely
The angel inside me has shed its wings,
But at least I'm not the devil.
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Literature
Tastes like blood
Tried to bite you,
But I bit my own tongue instead.
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Literature
I am here
She stains her confidence
into her skin
Her ink says to the world
I am here
No words can break her down anymore
No sword can rip her flesh
sewing the pieces back together
She looks into his eyes
Stitches
Scars
and knows his game
Bruises
Burns
She will play
Calluses
Contusions
and she will win
Immortal
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Literature
See
Suffocated, degraded
I can't breathe
I seethe
I denied that you lied
I broke down when your crown
tumbled off your head
Suffocated, complicated
Broken bones, shattered stones
I feel so alone
When you're around
and I found
you lie, motherfucker, you lie
in my heart I can feel you die
You're so fake
it was my mistake
for believing you
Time stands still and I can see my breath
I'm not sure I can find any ounce of respect for you
anymore
My eyes look up and I count the stars
In my lungs I can feel my deep tissue scars
I can't look down
now that I see the light
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Literature
Strong
I wanted to be strong
but I smiled at you.
I fooled myself into thinking
that I was speaking to someone else.
I failed again.
I knew.
I knew.
I knew you were using your laughter
to pull me back in.
A wolf inside of a friend.
I'm like a wire that keeps bending into knots.
I keep having to bend myself back.
I keep bending myself into a cage
instead of building a set of wings.
I'm a mirror made of iridescent pieces.
Beautiful, but I cannot find my own reflection.
Where am I?
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Literature
I didn't want to
I knew there was something off
when I first met you,
ButIDidn'tWantToKnow,
I fucking didn't.
I believed you were my perfect friend,
ButKnewInMyHeartIWasForcingPiecesToFit.
I scraped the inside of my eyes
with false memories
all to appease YOU.
I never wanted to see you angry,
SoMuchAnger,
but I didn't know the scent of your sorrow.
I never knew I could feel so guilty
while observing such dry eyes.
IDidn'tWantToFuckingKnow.
I finally woke up
when I realized you wanted my spine.
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Literature
The gemini twins of neurosis
When my duodenum
isn't crawling with moths,
I feel like the deep color blue
that cannot express itself.
When my lungs no longer feel
like they are collapsing,
my eyes must cleanse
the salt from my body.
When my thoughts finally
stop racing so I can fall asleep,
my cerebrum fills me with strange imagery
about sexual repression and guilt.
It's as if breathing away the pain
also breathes away my happiness.
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Literature
When you say what you don't mean
Caustic words
roll off my tongue
tearing your ascending aorta
I think I heard it stutter
I'm so sorry.
Smoke rolls around me, consuming me, making me feel...
  worthless
I was clawing
and you got in the way
And it was all
my fault.
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